Clutter seems to accumulate wherever I go. Both at my day job and at my writing desk at home, I am pretty much always surrounded by piles of papers. When I write I have a dozen spiral notebooks behind me, and I probably waste an unreasonable amount of time hunting for the right notebook or the right piece of paper.
I was going to write about procrastination today, but I decided to do it later. Bad joke, I know.
I thought I would go to youtube and watch videos about procrastination and Ellen DeGeneres lightened my mood, as she usually does. Check it out.
Clueless about content creation? Writing content can cause bloggers a ton of stress. Sometimes everything comes together while other times….well, not so much.
On a good day, creating content can seem effortless. Words flow, the birds are tweeting happily, the sun is shining…you get the idea. Then there are the bad days. You sit staring into space, unable to come up with a single idea. On those days when you don’t have a single idea, where do you turn?
It’s kind of like doing pushups. If you’re very out of shape, on the first day you try to exercise, you probably can’t do very many pushups. But if you persist in making the effort every day to do pushups; if you keep challenging yourself every single day you will be amazed how much easier it gets after just a few days of consistent practice.
What are the roadblocks preventing you from being the writer you know you could be? If you’re like most writers, the person who put most of the roadblocks in your path is you. The truth is, many of the roadblocks that you think are in your path aren’t even there at all.
Information overload is a very real problem in today’s fast-paced world, particularly for writers and other online entrepreneurs. On a daily basis we are deluged with emails, texts, tweets, pins, Facebook updates, etc. And no matter how much data we consume, there is always so much more.
Are you a self-conscious writer? Self-consciousness is one of many character traits that can hold back otherwise brilliant writers. You write…and then you panic. It is like a sense of stage fright. You have created something – and everyone is watching you.